June 03, 2023
Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending June 4, 2023.
May 31, 2023
Human bodies, especially surgical personnel's hair, scalp, and skin, are a major source of bacterial contamination in the surgical environment and a major cause of SSIs. Yet, not it hasn't always been a consideration.
May 29, 2023
Is it truly beneficial to prescribe longer courses of antibiotics?
May 26, 2023
Antibiotics no longer work against many infections due to MDROs, causing more illness and death. What is antimicrobial resistance (AMR) doing to the environment?
May 25, 2023
Hand hygiene requirements for inpatient health care are numerous and varied. An electronic system to help monitor adherence with some indications benefits the hospital, although it may also introduce some drawbacks.
May 24, 2023
Off-site sterilization frees up hospital space for patient care, improving hospital return on investment. This article explains why and how to go about setting up the service.
May 23, 2023
Infection preventionists come from many different backgrounds. However, many left the field during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will require creative methods to preserve existing IP staff and educate those entering the field.
May 17, 2023
No matter the background, the complex career of preventing and controlling infections has unique joys and challenges.
May 16, 2023
Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in health care facilities today.